Dynamics of Power Relations in Tribal Societies of North-East India
Ray, Basudeb Dutta & Ray, Asok Kumar (Eds.)
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Book ID : 31235
ISBN-10 : 81-86867-93-7 / 8186867937
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
288p., Figs., Tables, Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- The young women and consciousness at the grassroot level; Conflict of Contours: The changing power structure in traditional tribal societies of North-East India; Traditional power structures of North-East India: Some reflections; Empowerment of women and the concept of development; Women empowerment and development; Evolution of political governance in Arunachal Pradesh; Changing power structure in the Arunachal Tribal Societies; Changing power structure a study of the wanchos of Arunachal Pradesh; Mobile Political system in a traditional tribal society; Traditional paite society with special reference to Women; Piate women in the changing power structure A case study in Churachandpur; The Meitei women power; Posotion, power and functions of Women in Kuki society of Manipur; Socio-Economic aspects of self helf group in Manipur an empirical study; The role of Kabui [Rongmei] women in the changing power structure in the valley of Manipur; Tangkhul women in the changing power structure; The changing power structure among the ao nagas an appriasal; Relevance of tradition and place of women in changing Naga society; Tribal women in a changing power structure in the traditional society of Nagaland; Political development in Sikkim since merger.
The present book highlights the dynamics of power relations affecting the multitudinous tribal structures in the northeastern region. There are two broad themes in this book the state and the tribal power structures constitute one theme and gender and power constitutes the other. The book contains 20 research papers with an editorial note on these themes. The research papers are based on current and rigorous empirical studies made by the regional scholars and cover the state scenarios of Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. The dynamics of power structures has been viewed from the traditional, colonial, liberal and post liberal frameworks. The book has both epistemological and empirical values and is highly helpful to the current social science researchers, academicians and policy planners in this region and beyond.